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 #117707  by NSP
 Tue Aug 21, 2012 10:12 am
mkaufman wrote:The Who and the Dead - of course!

Hendrix and the Dead?

mk
Well, the Dead were sandwiched between Hendrix and the Who at Monterey Pop. Talk about a tough festival slot :shock:

Not sure if that's what you were looking for??
 #117719  by dleonard
 Tue Aug 21, 2012 2:40 pm
Also May 1970 @ Temple Stadium in Philly...The Dead, Jimi Hendrix, and Steve Miller Band. Imagine THAT!
 #117768  by jeffm725
 Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:23 am
Bob Weir Backstage at Monterey.....actually on the back field behind the venue where they had set up alternate entertainment for the masses....supposedly Paul Simon (I think) was with Weir and Hendrix too.....
 #117776  by jeffm725
 Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:04 am
mkaufman wrote:Yes!

For extra credit: And the song they played was???

mk
never knew it was more than a "jam" so I cant answer that, but do I get other extra credit for remembering it was in the Guild tent?
 #117779  by Octal
 Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:29 am
I believe it used intense amounts of feedback, although Paul was playing an acoustic.
 #117822  by mkaufman
 Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:58 am
Yes! Bob & Jimi were plugged making feedback together. It's pretty amusing too read McNally's version of Weir making noise with this "unknown young black kid" or something like that.

Anyway, McNally's book is a long but very good read.

mk